Market Report; 02 July 2021
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 17,761,200 shares in 1,013 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 629,575,066.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, July 1), today’s data shows 25% decline in volume, 9% improvement in turnover, but 4% decline in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.63 trillion.
In the aggregate, 49 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 19✅ gainers and 21 🔻losers.
Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] led the gainers with 7.59% share price appreciation closing at ✅KES 12.05 per share, followed by:
✅Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB](+5.28%)
✅ Carbacid Plc [CARB] (+5.04%)
✅ Kapchorua Plc [KAPC] (+4.72%).
On the losing side, Liberty Holdings Plc [LBTY] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻9.62% at KES 7.70 per share, followed by
🔻Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (-7.41%),
🔻E.A Portland Plc [PORT] (-5.88%)
🔻Umeme Limited [UMME] (-5.14%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 10.3 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (1.92m)
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (1.24m)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (958,500)
The benchmarks NSE All-Share Index [NASI] declined🔻 1.38 points to close at 173.49
The NSE 20 Share Index gained✅ 1.49 points to close at 1928.42
The NSE 25 Share Index declined🔻 6.82 points to close at 3781.20
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during Today’s trading session, with 15 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 507,120 concluded, compared to the 34 contracts valued at Kes 1.37 million concluded on the previous session.
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 3.93 billion transacted in 62 deals as compared to the Kes 1.86 billion worth of bonds achieved in 55 deals in the preceding session.